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Should the weight of question upvotes be reduced?

On Stack Overflow, I frequently get upvoted answers that only receive a +5 upvote, even if it is the first score I receive that day.

I thought +5 only came into effect upon hitting the 200 (or whatever) daily reputation limit.

Any ideas?

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marked as duplicate by Brad Mace, kiamlaluno, Cody Gray, Lance Roberts, Andreas Bonini Aug 7 '11 at 8:44

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Are you sure it's not +5 on questions. – ChrisF Aug 5 '11 at 12:01
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See the FAQ: stackoverflow.com/faq#reputation – Marc Gravell Aug 5 '11 at 12:03
    
Perhaps you're getting confused by your own questions that you've posted answers on? – Brad Mace Aug 5 '11 at 13:25

From looking at your profile, those are upvotes on QUESTIONS.

Question upvotes are worth 5 points, and answer upvotes are worth 10.

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Give this guy a gold badge! – Daniel Aug 5 '11 at 18:21

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